Coda File System

Re: Bug report: Underscore in username kills pcfgen

From: <>
Date: Sat, 06 Mar 1999 17:29:34 -0500 said:
| Username is defined as an IDENTIFIER, which in turn is defined as
| 	[A-Za-z][A-Za-z0-9]*
| in parsepdb.lex (line 87).  Unfortunately, my copy of POSIX.1 fails to
| define the valid range of a username, but as I'm able to create users
| with underscores in their name, it only seems reasonable that CODA
| should support this ;-) 

Hi Stuart,

The user administration tools have been rewritten, and they now should 
handle all types of characters except for '\0' in the name. Expect a new
release somewhere in the upcoming week.

Received on 1999-03-06 17:30:23